SOUTHEAST SAS USER GROUP CONFERENCE: September 22th - 24th


SESUG 2024 Call for Featured Papers

The Call for Featured Papers for SESUG 2024 is currently open!
You can submit a proposal here:

Rules:
  1. Papers should be original to the author submitting it or, at a minimum, a substantial extension and/or revision of one previously presented. i.e.: Papers presented previously at other user group events, SAS Global Forum, or SAS Explore are ineligible for consideration.
  2. Papers may have multiple authors; however, a single author must be designated as the presenter and recipient of the prizes if the paper is selected as a winner.
  3. An individual is permitted to be the designated author on at most one submission.
  4. The author designated as presenter must be available to present the work on either Monday, September 23rd or Tuesday, September 24th at SESUG 2024 in North Bethesda, MD. If the presenter is available for only one of these dates, notice must be given upon the paper being declared a winner.
  5. Members of the SESUG Executive Council and their immediate family members are ineligible to participate.
Prizes:
  1. Winners
    1. Free registration for SESUG 2024.
    2. Invitation to grantee event at SESUG 2024
    3. Recognition and gift at Opening Session, Sunday, September 22nd 2024
    4. Picture and short bio on SESUG website (for presenter and all co-authors)
  2. Runners-Up
    1. 25% off registration rate for SESUG 2024 registration
    2. Invitation to grantee event at SESUG 2024
    3. Recognition and gift at Opening Session, Sunday, September 22nd 2024
    4. Picture and short bio on SESUG website (for presenter and all co-authors)
Process:
  1. All papers (the full paper, not merely an abstract) must be submitted for consideration by Monday, April 22nd 2024.
  2. From all papers submitted, up to ten finalists will be selected by a panel of reviewers.
  3. Papers not selected as finalists will be routed forward for consideration as contributed papers.
  4. The finalist papers will be given a detailed review to choose up to five winners with the remainder as runners-up.
  5. If any of the finalist papers is withdrawn, or is subsequently rejected during the detailed review, the best paper from the initial pool not selected is moved forward as a finalist.
  6. If the author of any paper selected as a winner has already received a free registration via some other means, the best of the runners-up will be selected to receive a free registration (no additional runners-up will be selected).